St. Charles High School Band Staff
Mr. Sean Bippen is the Band Director at St. Charles High School and at Hardin Middle School. He directs the marching band, wind ensemble, jazz ensemble and pep band. Mr. Bippen is a graduate of Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, IL and earned his Master's in Music Education from the Vandercook College of Music in Chicago, IL. Mr. Bippen is an active performer and conductor in the St. Louis metropolitan area in pit orchestras, big bands and small groups.
Ms. Alison Smith is the Band Director at Jefferson Intermediate School where she teaches 5th Grade Expoloratory Band and 6th Grade Concert Band.
At St. Chalres High School, Ms. Smith is the Assistant Band Director and Percussion Instructor. She is a graduate of Michigan State university and holds a Master's in Arts Management and Leadership from Webster University. Ms. Smith is a percussionist with the St. Louis Wind Syphony and has served on their Board of Directors for the last four years.